South east brides and grooms, listen up!!!! Our brand new woodland wedding venue in Kent, the beautiful Wild Meadow in Hawkhurst, has teamed up with Timber & Canvas to hold a festival style open day on the 29th September 2018. Not only will you be able to view everything this gorgeous wedding venue has to offer but you will also get to see the awe inspiring structures that Timber & Canvas provide. We’re talking Tipis, Vintage Tents, Bell Tents, Pole Marquees and their brand new Geodome with indoor fire pit – the first of its kind in the UK! This new structure will be premiering at the open day and we can’t wait to see it!

The open day will also be showcasing an array of awesome local suppliers, some of which will be holding 30 minute TentTalks so you can ask them directly any questions you may have regarding your wedding. From wedding planners and florists to bloggers and stylists, you can pick and choose which TentTalks are relevant to you, and plan your day accordingly!

Last but not least, Festival Brides will be there offering personal viewings of the venue. If you are looking for an outdoor wedding venue in Kent then The Wild Meadow should most definitely be on your hit list. It is such a beautiful place to get married with so many quirky and unique areas for you and your guests to enjoy. Viewing appointments are limited so if you would like to book, please contact us at for our available time slots. We cant wait to meet you!

We asked Timber and Canvas to share more details on the open day and what you can expect…..

Launching the only Geodome with an indoor fire pit in the UK! + 10% off all bookings

Timber & Canvas is back on the road, for their most exciting time of the year! They are absolutely over the moon to have teamed up with the gorgeous venue The Wild Meadow Kent for their September showcase. This stunning site is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Hawkhurst, Kent. Their tents will be nestled into the ancient woodland of this peaceful and secluded venue, just over an hour from London, with quick direct rail links to London and the South-East.


Image Credit: Claudia Rose Carter

Walk around our giant tipi and sailcloth setups, listen to our ‘Tent Talks’ by event professionals, meet a selection of wedding suppliers and get style advice & predictions for the coming season. We will have some of the most creative local caterers, planners, florists, MUAs and photographers on hand to discuss their work, and of course offer you advice for your big day.


The Roadshow offers an exclusive first look in the form of a presentation of Timber & Canvas’ newest addition in outdoor structures. A brand new in-house design to be ready for 2019, it is the only Geodome in the UK to host an indoor fire pit, can be built on any surface, and comes in two cover options – natural canvas, and see-through glass-effect. Ready to hire from Spring 2019, come along to learn about its features and see its potential.*


Free 30 minute presentations by event professionals and influencers on practical subjects to help you organise your event! From wedding planners and florists to bloggers and stylists, pick and choose which TentTalks are relevant to you, and plan your day accordingly! Final timetables and topics will be released a week before the event.

Join our event page for up-to-date info, schedule release and guest speaker announcements

What To Expect

  • Welcome drinks and samples throughout
  • A 10% discount off all new Timber & Canvas quotes on the day
  • Huge tipi set-ups showcasing different styles and finishes
  • Cocktail and food tasting
  • Free talks by event professionals on their areas of expertise, giving you the knowledge to make informed decisions and to curate a beautiful event
  • Geodome presentation showcasing all that the brand new structure has to offer
  • Event and wedding planners on hand to offer advice
  • Information about event permits and red-tape
  • On-hand Tipi team to help you plan
  • Stylist consultations
  • Live music


To find the perfect venue within easy reach of London and Brighton, we knew exactly where to start. The stunning gardens and woodlands of Kent and West Sussex have produced some of T&C’s all-time favourite venues of the past five years.

So we are absolutely over the moon to team up with the beautiful people at The Wild Meadow, High Weald, for this year’s Roadshow. Our tents will be nestled in the ancient woodland of this peaceful and secluded venue with direct links to London, Kent and the South-East. Does anything sound better than this?

Get Tickets

The event is free and will be taking place from 10am-4pm on Saturday 29th September. Simply turn up on the day or register your interest via The Wedding Tent Roadshow South East event page.

Too far South? How about our North West open day on the 6th of October…

Image Credit: Clare Tam-Im PhotographyImage Credit: Clare Tam-Im Photography

For more information on both events, please visit the Timber and Canvas website.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Big Open Day Love

Laura xx


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